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Job Summary

Facility growth is an integral part of Michigan Medicine’s goal to increase capacity and patient access. To support this goal, Michigan Medicine is opening new, state-of-the-art Health Centers in Ann Arbor and surrounding communities. We are continuing to improve this goal by delivering exceptional patient care to the surrounding communities.

As an Administrative Director at Michigan Medicine, you will expand facilities across the ambulatory enterprise, while collaboratively working with the health system leadership to execute strategy for capacity expansion. This role will lead large multidisciplinary teams working with a high degree of independence and responsibility for deliverables as it relates to all facility projects managed by the University of Michigan Medical Group (UMMG). You will work closely with Information Technology Services, Real Estate, Human Resources, Nursing and Clinical Services, Ancillary/Support Services, Family Advisory Councils, and the construction team to ensure alignment in the operational planning with the construction schedule.

What will you be responsible for?

  • Supporting our customer’s needs to ensure projects deliver solutions they value.
  • Navigating internal and external partner groups.
  • Creative thinking, while embracing challenges and delivering results.
  • Effective communication to a wide range of constituents.
  • Ability to organize and execute a project.
  • Understanding of operations and appreciation for a wide range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare processes and workflows.


  • Manage the ambulatory facility expansions and processes including, programming, return on investment, governance approval, partner buy-in and facility build and activation.
  • Work in partnership with Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) and Facilities Planning and Development (FPD) to execute facility builds and activations.
  • Define, steward, lead and maintain facility implementation and management processes, methodology and standards across UMMG.
  • Lead the successful delivery of facility projects through effective facilitation, coordination, project tracking and reporting to lay the foundation for operations.
  • Manages the equipment and design coordination to ensure appropriate approvals of all design work from schematic studies through final construction documents and changes in scope; as well as approval for conceptual and detailed project budget.
  • Plan, schedule, assign and oversee the work of project managers and assigned staff. Provides leadership, coordination, and support to the facilities expansion project managers.
  • Develop workflow plans that optimize quality, safety, and efficiency of patient care while containing or reducing costs.
  • Implements quality control measures to ensure compliance with joint commission and other government regulatory body requirements.
  • Assure compliance with institutional goals, objectives, policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree in health services administration or business administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven success in management/administrative roles.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead organizational change and transformation.
  • Dedicated problem solver, decisive, forward thinking and able to influence others.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups, displaying tact and courtesy, maintaining confidentiality, setting priorities, being attentive to detail and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Knowledge of Michigan Medicine’s systems, policies and procedures.
  • Lean training.
  • Considerable administrative experience in healthcare.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.